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From TheJournal.ie 'King of the Blues' BB King has died, aged 89 RIP

'King of the Blues' BB King has died, aged 89

One of the star’s best known songs – his U2 duet ‘Love Comes to Town’ – reached number 1 in the Irish Singles Chart in 1989.

U2 are not playing One on their latest tour and fans are perplexed

It’s the first time the band haven’t performed the song since it was released.

The Edge took a tumble off stage during U2's opening night

He just didn’t see the edge of the stage.

'King of the Blues' BB King has died, aged 89 RIP

'King of the Blues' BB King has died, aged 89

One of the star’s best known songs – his U2 duet ‘Love Comes to Town’ – reached number 1 in the Irish Singles Chart in 1989.

From TheJournal.ie U2 gig to go ahead as scheduled following death of Larry Mullen's father RIP

U2 gig to go ahead as scheduled following death of Larry Mullen's father

The band are due to play a concert in Vancouver tomorrow night.

From TheJournal.ie A disguised U2 busked at New York's Grand Central station Subway Dreams

A disguised U2 busked at New York's Grand Central station

Nice cowboy hat, Bono.

From TheJournal.ie Bono told Tony Fenton just how much he was loved in the DJ's last ever interview When Bono Met Tony

Bono told Tony Fenton just how much he was loved in the DJ's last ever interview

And people are feeling very emotional on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy Christmas with Bono? Details of the band's Dublin shows have been announced Coming To Town

Fancy Christmas with Bono? Details of the band's Dublin shows have been announced

Bono gave some details of the shows to the late Tony Fenton in an interview recorded before his death.

U2 just announced three gigs in Dublin this year

Bono revealed all in an interview with the late Tony Fenton, recorded before the broadcaster’s death in March.

From TheJournal.ie Some young musicians are getting very very rich indeed Sunday Times Rich List

Some young musicians are getting very very rich indeed

Paul McCartney is still top of the charts though.

From TheJournal.ie Famous Irish sons pay tribute to their amazing dads Sons And Fathers

Famous Irish sons pay tribute to their amazing dads

It’s being put in a book in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation.

From TheJournal.ie Windmill Lane - where U2 recorded their early albums - has been demolished Achtung Bye Bye

Windmill Lane - where U2 recorded their early albums - has been demolished

Residential, office and retail units will now be developed at the site.

From TheJournal.ie Tony Fenton did one last big interview with Bono and we'll get to hear it soon Final Broadcast

Tony Fenton did one last big interview with Bono and we'll get to hear it soon

“You have been more consistent for the Irish public than U2.”

How Well Do You Know These Famous Irish Songs?

You’ve been singing along with them for years, but how well do you *really* know the lyrics.

Despite all the outrage, Apple users are still listening to U2 in their droves

Remember, people were supposed to HATE their last album because it was put on iTunes for free.

From TheJournal.ie U2's Joshua tree has been vandalised With Or Without Yew

U2's Joshua tree has been vandalised

And fans are upset.

This U2 fan came to Dublin and was extremely disappointed by what he found Bono Is A Pox This post contains a poll

This U2 fan came to Dublin and was extremely disappointed by what he found

He even rang Bono’s doorbell :(

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin 'didn't intend' to use U2 sound-alike song for their 2016 video Not A Rebel Song
U2's 'worst song' has been revealed, but do you agree? Welcome To Miami This post contains a poll

U2's 'worst song' has been revealed, but do you agree?

Rolling Stone have picked one out.

Bono: I may never play guitar again after bike accident

The singer broke his arm in six places after he fell off his bike in Central Park last year.

From TheJournal.ie This is what Nama's €450m plan for Dublin's docks looks like Shiny And New

This is what Nama's €450m plan for Dublin's docks looks like

The bad bank is part of a consortium backing the major development.

From TheJournal.ie Hozier has been nominated for a Grammy Award Here To Take Over

Hozier has been nominated for a Grammy Award

U2, meanwhile, have received their 47th nomination.

U2 announce 'special' shows in Dublin as part of new world tour U2

U2 announce 'special' shows in Dublin as part of new world tour

The band said they would be playing their home town ‘at the end of next year’.

Chris Martin and Bruce Springsteen stood in for Bono and performed with U2 last night U2
From TheJournal.ie U2's album is the best of the year* Songs Of Innocence

U2's album is the best of the year*

*According to Rolling Stone, anyway.

Bono had 'three metal plates and 18 screws' inserted into his elbow following his accident

Turns out his biking accident was more than a “cycling spill”.

Bono needs surgery after injuring himself cycling

It’s the latest in a run of bad luck for the singer.

From TheJournal.ie Bono hits out at world leaders on Ebola, as stars arrive for latest 'Band Aid' session Letting Them Know

Bono hits out at world leaders on Ebola, as stars arrive for latest 'Band Aid' session

One Direction, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Sinead O’Connor are amongst the star’s taking part this time out.

From TheJournal.ie Bono's private plane loses hatch door on flight from Dublin Vertigo

Bono's private plane loses hatch door on flight from Dublin

The plane was on the way to Berlin when the incident happened – but he was never in any danger.

From TheJournal.ie Rolling Stone reckons U2 are the longest-serving band on Planet Earth Believe The Hype

Rolling Stone reckons U2 are the longest-serving band on Planet Earth

Stuck in a line-up they can’t get out of…

From TheJournal.ie U2 star's former PA will serve full sentence of 7 years as appeal fails Appeal

U2 star's former PA will serve full sentence of 7 years as appeal fails

Carol Hawkins was convicted of stealing €2.8 million from the U2 bassist.

From TheJournal.ie We all have the new U2 album, but Enda Kenny now has it on vinyl... Old School

We all have the new U2 album, but Enda Kenny now has it on vinyl...

Bono said they gave the album away for free as they wanted to make sure the world heard their songs. Now Enda will too.